Keywords

Keywords

This page contains a list of keywords that are used in entries and would be useful for users to search. Keywords include categories such as professions, types of materials written, religious or political affiliations, and subjects written about.

A

  • academician
  • accounting
  • acting
  • activist
  • actor
  • adapter
  • advice
  • agriculture
  • album
  • anarchist
  • anatomy
  • anthroposophist
  • anti-alcohol
  • archaeologist
  • art, artist
  • article, articles
  • artist
  • autobiography

B

  • balletmaster
  • beekeeper
  • Bible
  • bibliographer
  • biography
  • biologist
  • Bolshevik
  • bookstore
  • botany
  • brothel
  • Buddhism

C

  • canary
  • chemist
  • child, children
  • childhood
  • Christian
  • civic
  • coloratura
  • columnist
  • comedy
  • compiler
  • composer
  • consort
  • contralto
  • cookbook, cooking
  • Cossack
  • costume
  • court
  • craft, crafts
  • crime, criminality
  • Crimean War
  • critic, criticism

D

  • dance, dancer
  • Decembrists
  • designer
  • dialect
  • diary
  • dictation
  • dictionary
  • diplomat
  • director
  • domestic
  • drama

E

  • economist, economy
  • editor
  • education, educator
  • emigre
  • empress
  • entrepreneur
  • essay, essayist
  • estate
  • ethnographer
  • etiquet
  • exercise
  • exile
  • exposition

F

  • factory
  • family chronicler
  • famine
  • farmer, farming
  • fashion
  • feminist
  • feuilleton
  • fiction
  • film, filmscript
  • flower, flowers
  • folklore, folksong, folktale
  • fortune-telling
  • fragment

G

  • games
  • gardening
  • genealogical, genealogist
  • geneticist
  • geographer, geography
  • geologist
  • girl, girls
  • governess
  • grammar
  • grand duchess
  • guide

H

  • handicraft
  • healer
  • health
  • higher education
  • historian
  • home
  • humor
  • hygiene

I

  • illustrator
  • index, indexer
  • institute [“closed” girls’ school]
  • intellectual

J

  • Jewish
  • journal
  • journalism, journalist

  • lady-in-waiting
  • lawyer
  • legal
  • letter-writer
  • librarian
  • librettist
  • linguist
  • literary, literature

M

  • management
  • manual
  • marine
  • marriage
  • Masonic
  • mathematician
  • M.D.
  • medical, medicine
  • memoir mezzo-soprano
  • Menshevik
  • midwife
  • missionary
  • military
  • mother superior [igumen’ia]
  • music, music-hall, musician

  • Narodnik
  • natural, nature
  • newspaper
  • noblewoman
  • nonfiction
  • novelist
  • nun
  • nurse

  • Old Believer
  • opera
  • operetta
  • oral memoir

  • painter
  • pamphlet
  • peasant
  • performer
  • periodicals
  • pharmacist
  • PhD
  • philanthropist
  • philosopher
  • physician
  • physiologist, physiology
  • pianist
  • pilgrim, pilgrimage
  • play, playwright
  • playing cards
  • poem
  • poet, poetry
  • political, politics
  • popular [i.e., for the populace; folk]
  • poultry
  • primer
  • prison
  • professor
  • propagandist
  • proponent
  • proprietor
  • prose
  • prostitution
  • provincial
  • psychologist, psychology
  • publicist
  • publisher

  • question [woman]

R

  • radical
  • reader
  • reciter
  • religion, religious
  • researcher
  • review, reviewer
  • revolutionary
  • religion, religious
  • rights

S

  • saint
  • salon host
  • satirical
  • school
  • science, sciences, scientific
  • sculptor
  • serf, serfdom
  • sewing
  • short fiction
  • Siberia, Siberian
  • singer
  • sketch
  • social
  • sociology
  • soprano, coloratura
  • spelling
  • spiritualism, spiritualist
  • sports
  • stage name
  • statistician

 T

  • tales
  • teacher
  • technical
  • text, textbook
  • theater
  • theme
  • theosophist
  • tobacco
  • Tolstoyan
  • topics
  • trade
  • transcriber
  • translation, translator
  • travel, travel-writer
  • tutor

U

  • upbringing

V

  • variety stage
  • violinist
  • voice

  • war
  • welfare
  • woman, women
  • worker
  • WWI
  • WWII

Z

  • zoologist, zoology